IT’S ALL ABOUT THE JOURNEY
An unlikely pair of musicians unearth a heavenly collaboration
South Africa’s iconic trumpeter Hugh Masekela, and MiCasa front-man J’Something, set off on a journey to create a song inspired by each other and the rich heritage of South Africa. This diverse collaboration by two celebrated musical icons from different generations and genres, has resulted in today’s launch of “Heaven In You”. Continue reading
Springboks Oupa Mohoje, Warren Whiteley, Jesse Kriel, Bongi Mbonambi and Jaco Kriel treated 400 high school learners from across the Lowveld to a special #LoveRugby school assembly at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Wednesday morning.
The stadium is the venue for the first Test in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship between the Springboks and Argentina on Saturday.
The assembly started with a fun interview section, with the Springboks seated on stage and each one sharing his playing and life experiences with the excited group of Grade 11 learners. Apart from that, they also gave the learners and their teachers a unique glimpse into the lives of the Springboks, by answering a list of questions from the assembly. Continue reading
Mr Oregan Hoskins announced on Wednesday that he was stepping down as president of the South African Rugby Union after a decade of service and achievement.
Mr Hoskins advised the membership of SA Rugby at a meeting of the General Council in Johannesburg on Wednesday.
“I have enjoyed a remarkable ten and a half years in one of the most high-profile roles in South African sport and have enjoyed some incredible highs,” said Mr Hoskins. “It has been a pleasure and a privilege and I want to thank everyone involved in South African rugby for the fantastic journey we have shared.
“There have also been plenty of challenges to confront but I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way – it’s an indication of how much our sport matters in this country. Continue reading
DUO JOINS THE STAGE FOR THE FIRST TIME FOR WORLD-PREMIERE PERFORMANCE OF “MAKE ME…” FROM SPEARS’ NEW STUDIO ALBUM “GLORY”
SPEARS RETURNS TO THE VMA STAGE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 10 YEARS
FOR ANOTHER ICONIC, MUST-SEE PERFORMANCE
The City of Cape Town and the international conservation organisation The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have formally agreed to a water fund for Cape Town which aims to safeguard water supplies and biodiversity while supporting local livelihoods. It will be a first for South Africa. Read more below:
The Cape Town Water Fund will be based on the successful Global Water Fund model which seeks to introduce a public-private partnership and innovative financing to conserve watersheds and water resources in Africa – a continent where water is a valuable and scarce resource.
It is hoped that the Cape Town Water Fund, in collaboration with partners in the National Government, the Western Cape Government, Cape Nature and the Dassenberg Coastal Catchment Partnership, will ultimately secure water quality and quantity for the town of Atlantis through improving the ecological infrastructure. Continue reading
SA Schools coach Lance Sendin and SA Schools A coach Sean Erasmus praised their teams for their strong performances on Tuesday in the second round of the U19 International Series at Bishops in Rondebosch, Cape Town, which earned them rewarding victories against France and England respectively.
The SA Schools team overcame a determined challenge by France for a 42-3 victory, while the SA Schools A team outscored England eight tries to two for an emphatic 53-14 victory. The victory for the SA Schools team followed on their 23-17 win against Wales last Friday.
In the opening match of the day Wales defeated Italy 41-15. Continue reading
Argentinian-born singer, composer and keyboard player Muriel Marco is set to dazzle Cape Town audiences Sunday 28 August at The Masque Theatre in Muizenberg.
Known for her Jazz and World musical styles, Marco is ready to impress her Cape Town fans with her latest offering: Muriel Marco – No Direction (ND) Project.
Having performed as part of international group Tucan Tucan, as well as releasing her very own music, the Muriel Marco – ND Project sees Muriel composing and playing music with no boundaries regarding genre and instrumentation.
Marco, says she is excited to take to the stage.
“I’m thrilled to bring this dream to fruition because it is a musical project that I have envisioned for many years. A true reflection of my musical journey,” admits Marco.